Korn, Peter (Jona)

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Korn, Peter (Jona) (b Berlin, 1922; d Munich, 1998). Ger.-Amer. composer and conductor. Founder and cond. Los Angeles New Orch. 1948–56. Teacher of comp., Trapp Cons., Munich, 1960–1, dir., Strauss Cons., Munich, from 1967. Works incl. opera Heidi in Frankfurt (1961–3); 3 syms. (1941–69); Tom Paine ov.; vc. conc.; concertino for hn.; sax. conc.; vc. sonata; ob. sonata; hn. sonata; str. qt.; pf. sonata, etc.